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  • Take Part in the Great Debate 2018

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    The Historical Association is inviting students to take part in the 2018 Great Debate. The Great Debate is a national public-speaking competition for sixth-form students with an interest in history. To take part, students have to present a five-minute speech answering this year's question: 'Was the 1918 extension of the franchise...

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  • Berlin Tour for UK History Teachers

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    The German Embassy London together with the Federal Foreign Office organises a professional development tour for British teachers of history to Berlin, Germany from  15 – 21 October 2017 (deadline for applications: 8 September 2017). The purpose of the trip is to give participants a wide-ranging impression of present-day Germany,...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • Great Debate Final 2017 - Report

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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  • Are we there yet? Women as equals in a modern world

    8th March 2017

    For International Women’s Day and Women’s History month we are releasing our podcasts on: The Women’s Movement - Social and Political Change in the UK 1800-present. In the UK during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries women in organised groups began to challenge the world around them. They fought to be...

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  • Exciting Developments in History and Citizenship Education

    6th March 2017

    In February, EUROCLIO's work in the Euro-Med region has taken centre stage, with several interesting meetings involving our partners and interests in the region. In April 2018, the EUROCLIO Annual Conference will be held in the Mediterranean city of Marseille. See below for more information about our work in the region....

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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  • Great Debate Final 2016/17

    1st March 2017

    The final of the Historical Association's Great Debate public-speaking competition will take place on Saturday 11 March 2017 at the Imperial War Museum, London. The final will see 19 historians aged 16-18 - each the victor of their own regional heat - compete in a test of historical argument and...

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  • What's Happening in Black British History?

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    Book now to attend "What's Happening in Black British History? VI"! #WHBBH6 is the sixth in an Institute of Commonwealth Studies series exploring the history of peoples of African origin and descent in Britain.  The day will feature a keynote speech by historian and author Professor Gretchen Gerzina on Why Black British History Matters: An...

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  • The Great War and Empire

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    On 8th March 2017 (6pm PL L5) the Historical Association Cornwall Branch, in collaboration with the History Society Penryn Campus, will host an ‘in conversation’ event around the theme of the Great War and Empire: Paradoxes, Encounters and Legacy. Dr Catriona Pennell, Dr Daniel Steinbach and Professor Richard Toye from...

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